Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is such a beautiful city!

It has so much history going back through the Holy Roman and Austro-Hungarian Empires. The city itself was fortunate to escape the major bombings during World WarDSC_0812 II (unlike many of the capital cities around it). For this reason, Prague is easily one of the most scenic and beautiful cities we have visited!

We enjoyed walking around the city and taking in the many sites. The sites included DSC_0233strolling through the large Jewish quarter with one of the oldest synagogues in Europe, and many of the old churches through out the city as their spires dot the skyline. In fact, Prague is nicknamed ‘the city of a hundred spires’ due to all of the churches and towers in its borders.

 

One major attraction that we visited was the Prague Castle. The Castle (seen behind Andy below) dates back to the 9th century and has been occupied by many rulers throughout the years including: Charles IV, the Nazis, and the current president of the Czech Republic to name a few. This castle is HUGE (750,000 square feet), and we took the entire day just to see the SOME of the attractions within its walls.

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